Sternarchogiton porcinum


The Sternarchogiton porcinum lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Sternarchogiton porcinum is a species of weakly electric knifefish in the family Apteronotidae. It is native to deep river channels in the Río Huallaga, Río Napo, and Río Amazonas in Peru, and in the Río Orinoco in Venezuela. Many specimens once identified as S. More

that we use the older name Sternarchogiton porcinum whereas this species is referred to as `Apteronotus' porcinum in Crampton and Albert (Crampton and Albert, 2006). Note differences between the two phylogenies in the placement of S. terminalis, S. nattereri and S. porcinum and in the relationship between A. More

Sternarchogiton porcinum on Fish Mapper TSN 640333 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Common names

猪状宽胸电鳗 in Mandarin Chinese
猪状宽胸电鳗 in Unknown
豬狀寬胸電鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
豬狀寬胸電鰻 in Unknown

Order : Gymnotiformes
Family : Apteronotidae
Genus : Sternarchogiton
Species : Sternarchogiton porcinum
Authority : Eigenmann & Allen,1942